Introduction

In this guided path, you will learn how to add cards and upload content to a channel. As long as you have been given authoring permissions to a channel, you will be able to create and add content to that channel.

Prerequisites

Before you begin, ensure that you have the following prerequisites met:

  • You will need Author permissions as a minimum for a channel.
    • Author permissions gives you the ability to add content to a channel. 
    • Author permissions are granted by a Publisher of that channel.
  • You have existing cards in your library to add to the channel.

Add cards to a channel

In order to add cards to a channel, you must already be granted access to a channel by a Publisher.

To start adding cards in a channel, simply follow the steps below.

Select the channel that you want to add content to

Select a channel that you have access to and click on the Add button to start adding content into the playlist.

1

Select cards from your library to add

Select a folder from your library containing the cards that you want to add. Click on the cards that you want to select and you will see them highlighted with a blue check.

2

Add cards to the playlist

Click on the Add button at the bottom to add the selected cards into your playlist channel. Your playlist channel will be automatically updated with your newly added cards. You can repeat the above steps to add more cards to the channel.

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To the next part

Now that you have added cards to your playlist channel, the process of uploading new content is similar. Let’s take a look.

Upload content to a channel

There will be times when you want to add new content from your desktop into a channel. Appspace allows you to upload content such as images or videos directly into a channel.

To upload content into a channel, simply follow the steps below.

Select the channel that you want to add content to

Select a channel that you have access to and click on the Add button to start adding content into the playlist.

1

Upload media to your channel

By default, your group library will be automatically selected. You can select a folder if you prefer your content to be stored in a specific place when uploaded. Click on the Upload Media button to start the uploading process.

2

Drag and drop to upload

You will be presented with the upload window. Simply drag and drop files from your computer folder or desktop into the upload window to upload the files automatically. Alternatively, you can also click on the select files link. Each content item will have a progress bar indicator to show how much has been uploaded.

3

Complete the upload and save

Once content items have been successfully uploaded, their progress bars will be highlighted in green. Once all content items have been uploaded, click on the Save button to add the newly uploaded content items into your playlist channel.

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Congratulations!

You have successfully added cards and uploaded content to your channel.

Once new content gets added to a channel, it will automatically appear for audiences once they are approved for viewing by publishers.

What's Next?

Deepen your knowledge of cards and channels by taking a look at more authoring paths and guides